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Rawson, Kimball Pardon


Age: 21, credited to Jamaica, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS
Service: enl 12/3/61, m/i 12/31/61, PVT, Co. H, 2nd USSS, dis/dsb 6/14/62 (occupation: carpenter, 6' 1/4", light complexion, grey eyes, dark hair)

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Birth: 1840, Jamaica, VT
Death: 12/18/1917

Burial: Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 103167567


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/6/1863; widow Lizzie M., 6/12/1918, Ma
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA

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K. P. Rawson, Who Died in Fitchburg, Was a Native of Jamaica.

Fitchburg, Mass., Dec. 19. Kimball Pardon Rawson, for many years a resident of Fitchburg, died yesterday in his home, 200 Highland avenue, after along illness, at the age of 76 years, 10 months and nine days. He was born in Jamaica, Vt., Feb. 9, 1841 and was the son of Capt. Lowell and Lucy Rawson. He was one of 18 children.

Mr. Rawson was a Civil war veteran. He was a member of Co. H, Second Regiment, Verban's Sharpshooters of New Hampshire. At the time of his death he was a member of Post 19, G.A.R. of this city. He was a past commander of the post, and also past president of the Worcester County G.A.R. association.

For many years Mr. Rawson was successfully engaged in the insurance business.

Mr. Rawson was twice married. His first wife was Ellen M. Chandler of Wardsboro, Vt., who died Oct. 6, 1893. On June 19, 1895 he was married to Lizzie M. P. Gale of Intervale, N. H., who survives him. He also leaves a daughter, Mrs. Walter C. Porter, a granddaughter, Miss Nellie Rawson Sanford, and a grandson, F. Lyndon Sanford all of Worcester. A sister, Maritta V. Cole and two brothers, Gilbert N. and Chandler R. Rawson also survive.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, December 19,1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.